Amadeo Rossi

Amadeo Rossi (15 May 1862 — 18 January 1956)
Rossi Circuit Judge carbine
Rossi 972 revolver
Rossi R92 carbine in .357 Magnum
Rossi 62 in .22 LR. (Copy of the Winchester 62.)

Brazilian arms manufacturer.

- Amadeo Rossi

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Taurus (manufacturer)

Brazilian manufacturing conglomerate based in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul and Bainbridge, Georgia.

Taurus .357 Magnum Model 605
Taurus Tracker 627 .357 Magnum
Taurus TH9
Taurus LT38SA

In 1995 Forjas Taurus purchased the rights & equipment to manufacture Rossi brand revolvers.

Winchester Model 1892

Lever-action repeating rifle designed by John Browning as a smaller, lighter version of his large-frame Model 1886, and which replaced the Model 1873 as the company's lever-action for pistol-caliber rounds such as the .44-40.

A Rossi 92 clone with a 16 in barrel chambered in .357 Magnum
Large over-sized lever on the Rifleman's rifle
Puma Bounty Hunter pistol and holster
John Wayne aims a Model 92 rifle in The Searchers.

Winchester ended production of the Model 1892 in 1941; however, arms manufacturers such as Browning, Chiappa and Rossi have continued to produce copies.

Taurus Judge

Five shot revolver designed and produced by Taurus International, chambered for .410 bore shot shells and the .45 Colt cartridge.

Taurus "Raging Judge Magnum" revolver with 6.5 inch barrel, chambered in .454 Casull, .45 Colt, and .410 bore shotshell. All Judge revolvers can also fire the short .45 Schofield (.45 S&W).
Taurus Judge 'Magnum' edition, shown to scale with a US quarter.
Taurus Public Defender revolver, detailing the shortened hammer and snub-nose barrel
Circuit Judge carbine.
Original version of the Taurus Judge (blued finish)
Closeup of the cylinder (carbine model pictured), showing the choked chambers that prevent adding .454 Casull rounds on non-magnum models.
Fired from early short barrel 2.5 inch chambers Slugs are 71 grains each and there are 12 number 4 shot.

Taurus makes an 18.5in barrelled carbine variant of the Taurus Judge revolver along with its partner company, Rossi.

Rossi Model 971

The Rossi Model 971 is a revolver manufactured by the Rossi Firearm Company of Brazil, which was owned by the Interarms Firearms of Alexandria, Virginia.

Snake Charmer (shotgun)

A .410 bore, stainless steel, single shot, break-action shotgun, with an exposed hammer, an 18 1/8 inch barrel, black molded plastic furniture and a short thumb-hole butt-stock that holds four additional 2 1/2 shotgun shells.

H. Koon “Snake Charmer” advertisement.

Snake Charmer or Snake Tamer type shotguns are also made by Rossi as well as Harrington and Richardson.

Rossi R97206

Stainless-steel, 6-shot, double-action revolver, chambered in .357 Magnum.

It was manufactured by Rossi Firearms of Brazil.

Rossi R46102

The Rossi Model 461 is a revolver manufactured by the Rossi Firearms company.

Garrucha (pistol)

Small pistol, similar to a derringer, common in southern Brazil and Argentina in the early 20th century.

A Garrucha in .320 caliber.

In Brazil, Garruchas were produced by Castelo, Rossi, and Lerap.


Long-barreled firearm designed to shoot a straight-walled cartridge known as a shotshell, which usually discharges numerous small pellet-like spherical sub-projectiles called shot, or sometimes a single solid projectile called a slug.

Series of individual 1/1,000,000-second exposures showing shotgun firing shot and wadding separation
Vincent Hancock in the men's skeet finals at the 2008 Summer Olympics
A Gurkha Contingent trooper in Singapore armed with a folding stock pump shotgun
An American marine fires a Benelli M4 shotgun during training in Arta, Djibouti, 23 December 2006
Confederate cavalryman
A United States Marine carrying a Winchester M97 shotgun during World War II
A view of the break-action of a typical double-barrelled shotgun, shown with the action open
A Winchester M1897, one of the first successful pump-action shotgun designs
A modern reproduction of the Winchester M1887 lever-action shotgun
Closeup of MTs255
A Browning A-5 semi-automatic shotgun
A United States Army soldier armed with a Mossberg 500 shotgun
Bond Arms Cowboy Defender .45 Colt/.410 Shotshell Derringer
U.S. Marines fire their shotguns
Loading 12-gauge shells
Two rounds of Fiocchi 12-gauge rubber buckshot
A homemade lupara
A RCMP officer in 2010 armed with a shotgun outfitted to fire beanbag rounds
Barack Obama skeet shooting with a Browning Citori 525 on the range at Camp David

Taurus manufactures a carbine variant of the Taurus Judge revolver along with its Australian partner company, Rossi known as the Taurus/Rossi Circuit Judge.

Dick Casull

Salt Lake City-born gunsmith and wildcat cartridge developer whose experiments with .45 Colt ammunition in the 1950s led to the creation of the .454 Casull cartridge.

Freedom Arms M83 Revolver

Taurus also made a now-discontinued Rossi-branded R92 lever action carbine clone of the Winchester 1892 chambered for the .454 Casull.